Boutiques Use Size, Billing To Thrive In Tough Times

Law360, New York (March 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- While big law firms continue to lay off scores of attorneys in hopes of being able to ride out the economic storm, boutique firms are well-positioned to take advantage of the situation if they play their cards right, legal experts say.

Even with daily tidings of cutbacks, cracks in the marketplace have appeared, leaving room for leaner, meaner operations to swoop in and fill the void right now.

“Boutiques are in a good position to survive and in a good position to pick up more work,”...
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